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What is with the small schoolhouse on campus?

What is with the small schoolhouse on campus?

By Emily Driskel, News Editor January 26, 2022

  While walking to classes on the EWU campus, students pass by the one room schoolhouse that sits across the path from Williamson Hall and the campus mall. The small white building is also known...

EPIC Adventures is offering more activities for students on campus. Skiing is one of the more popular activities.

Roots Ski Film Helps Spark interest in EPIC

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor December 1, 2021

On Wednesday Nov. 17th, EPIC Adventure’s sponsored a live event for students to watch a film called Roots. Roots is a film that showcases the viewpoints the Faction Collective Team has on freeskiing...

Creek running from the waterfall at Trail 121 located in the Palisades Park area.

Spokane hiking guide

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor May 22, 2019

Spokane may be a densely populated area, but a short drive in any direction from its booming downtown will land you in an outdoorsman’s paradise. There are 16 conservation areas in Spokane County,...

Senior Larry Still has battled through adversity to become EWUs top pole vaulter. At the 47 Pueller Invitational he set the school record vault of 17-feet-6.5-inches.

EWU vaulter Larry Still reaches new heights in the pole vault

By Drew Lawson, Reporter May 13, 2019

EWU senior Larry Still is accustomed to reaching new heights. Still cleared 16-feet-5.5-inches in the pole vault on May 11 to win his fourth Big Sky Conference title. He won the BSC in the 2018 and...

Athletic director Lynn Hickey and senior associate athletics director for external affairs Devon Thomas sit in front of the board of trustees on Friday. The BOT approved Hickeys decision to postpone the Roos Field renovation proposal until another meeting in October. This meeting occurred in 2019.

Roos Field renovation proposal postponed until October

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief May 10, 2019

Eagle football fans eagerly looking forward to a renovation proposal for Roos Field will have to wait until the fall. At the board of trustees meeting today, the BOT approved EWU Athletic Director Lynn...

The majority of EWUs student-athletes do not have full ride scholarships, including the entirety of the football team. Out of 335 athletes from 2017-2018, 242 were on some sort of scholarship aid, while 93 received no form of scholarship aid according to the athletic departments grant-in-aid breakdown.

Breaking down EWU’s athletic scholarships

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief May 8, 2019

It’s no secret that most NCAA athletes, including those at EWU, receive athletic scholarships to attend school and participate in their respective sport. However, the process and methodology in which...

Thousands make their way through downtown Spokane on Sunday as a part of the 43rd annual Bloomsday.

Bloomsday brings out EWU track and field members

By Drew Lawson, Reporter May 6, 2019

Bloomsday is one of the vanguards of Spokane’s culture. Over the past 43 years the 12 kilometer road run has become one of the largest in the world, with over 40,000 yearly participants. Many of...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Nsimba Webster catches one of his four touchdowns in the FCS semifinal game against Maine on Dec. 15. Webster signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 27.

Undrafted players have that special chip, and Webster fits the bill

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor May 1, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner's editorial...

Sophomore Zoey Nelson swings at the Big Sky Conference championships on April 25. EWU lost to Southern Utah in the first round of the tournament 4-3.

EWU women’s tennis falls in first round of conference tournament

By Drew Lawson, Reporter May 1, 2019

Coming up short The women’s tennis team failed to capitalize on the most successful conference record in program history, losing 4-3 to Southern Utah in the Big Sky Championship quarterfinals on April...

Senior wide receiver Jayson Williams earned the Red-White games MVP award after catching four passes for 67 yards and two touchdowns.

EWU concludes spring camp with annual Red-White game

By Drew Lawson, Reporter April 28, 2019

Wind gusts as high as 28 mph took center stage in EWU’s annual Red-White game on Saturday, blowing kickoffs, extra points and passes awry. “The weather gods of Cheney know when it’s Saturday,”...

EWU Athletics summer camps connect future students with teams staff and players

EWU Athletics’ summer camps connect future students with teams’ staff and players

By Drew Lawson, Reporter April 25, 2019

Youths spending their school vacation at a summer camp may experience all the same suburban cliches of open fires, rope swings over a green lake and close encounters with poison ivy. Camp season is...

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